The Merry Monster also starts and ends at Mendocino College. It heads south through Ukiah and follows Old River Road heading towards Hopland, with a rest stop near Hopland. It then returns back on Old River Road and finishes at Mendocino College.

This is a beautiful ride 39.4 miles (63.4 kilometers) with wonderful vineyard views and 834 feet of climbing.




Distance – 39.4 miles
Elevation Gain – 834 feet


  • Not much climbing

  • Gorgeous vineyard views

  • Rural roads

  • Great rest stops

  • Excellent SAG support

  • Monster bag & socks

  • Barbecue dinner

  • Goodie bag